In search of true wisdom : essays in Old Testament interpretation in honour of Ronald E. Clements /

The distinguished authors whose essays appear in this volume (marking the seventieth birthday of Ronald Clements, who until his retirement, was the Samuel Davidson Professor of Old Testament Studies, King's College London) include John Barton, Walter Brueggemann, Brevard Childs, John Rogerson,...

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Other Authors: Clements, R. E. 1929-
Ball, Edward, 1952-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1999.
Series:Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 300.
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Table of Contents:
  • Ronald Ernest Clements : an appreciation / Rex Mason
  • History-interpretation-theology : issues in biblical religion / Graeme Auld
  • Canon and Old Testament interpretation / John Barton
  • Enabling silent lips to speak : literary criticism in the service of Old Testament interpretation / W.H. Bellinger, Jr.
  • The role of Old Testament theology in Old Testament interpretation / Walter Brueggemann
  • Hermeneutical reflections in C. Vitringa, eighteenth-century interpreter of Isaiah / Brevard S. Childs
  • Walking in God's ways : the concept of Imitatio Dei in the Old Testament / Eryl W. Davies
  • Frontiers and borders in the Old Testament / J.W. Rogerson
  • Noah, Abraham and Moses : God's covenant partners
  • Rolf Rendtorff
  • The theology of Exodus / Graham Davies
  • On Seeing the trees while missing the forest : the wisdom of characters and readers in 2 Samuel and 1 Kings / Iain W. Provan
  • From one degree of glory to another : themes and theology in Isaiah / H.G.M. Williamson
  • Because of you! : an essay about the centre of the Book of the Twelve / Knud Jeppesen
  • When the towers fall : interpreting Nahum as Christian scripture / Edward Ball
  • Wisdom, suffering and the freedom of God in the Book of Job / R.N. Whybray
  • Sitting loose to history : reading the Book of Lamentations without primary reference to its original historical setting / Paul M. Joyce
  • Theology and hermeneutics in the Books of Chronicles / R.J. Coggins.